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Newton County Sheriff Report

October 2, 2023

Released by:  Sheriff Robert Burby  

On September 28, 2023, at approximately 5:31 p.m. a student from Deweyville High School identified as 17-year-old Julian Alejandro Garcia, was arrested for terroristic threat comments he made in school. He was charged with the following:

22.07.Terroristic Threat (c.) cause fear of imminent SBI (MB) Bond Amt: $4,000.00.

Garcia has posted bond and was released. This case is active and still under investigation.


Our Monthly Neighborhood Watch Meeting was held in Bon Wier

on September 28th, 2023, at 6 p.m., at the Bon Wier Baptist Church.

We all selected the Neighborhood Watch Signs that will be placed throughout this area.

If you would like to information on how to organize a Neighborhood Watch group in your community, please contact the Newton County Sheriff’s Office at (409)379-3636.

Calls To Services (September 25, 2023, to October 1, 2023):  The Newton County

Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered 64 calls to service.

Jail Transports:

Jail Population:   We currently have 21 inmates in the following Jails, 14 housed in Newton, and 7 housed in Jasper.

The following individuals were booked into the County Jail:

Alfred, Nicholas Odell 09/25/23 F3 Forgery Govt/National Inst/Money/

Security MB Criminal Trespass

Herrin,Dustin Harold 09/26/23 F* Parole Violation

Nevils,Kimberly Michelle 09/28/23 FS Unauth Absence Community

Correction Facility:

Martin,Jared Lee 09/28/23 MB Bond Forfeiture

Garcia,Julian Alejandro 09/28/23 MB Terroristic Threat Cause Fear of Imminent SBI

Leluex,Alvin L Jr 09/29/23 F2 Poss CS PG 1/1-B >=4G<200G F3 Poss CS PG 1/1-B >=1G<4G

The following calls and reports were received by NCSO:  

Deweyville: Disturbance, Theft of Material, Terroristic Threat X 3, Public Intoxication, Reckless Driving, Theft/Follow Up, Follow-up on a pending investigation at Deweyville High School

Newton (Unincorporated Limits): Property Damage, Extra Patrol, Animal Cruelty, Officer Assist X 5, Trespassing X 2, Possession X 2, Disturbance, 911 Hang-up, Stolen Vehicle

Bleakwood: Suspicious Activity

Burkeville: Criminal Mischief, Welfare Concern, Officer Assist X 3, Reckless Driving,

Bon Wier: Officer Assist X 2, Welfare Concern

Wiergate: Assault Weapon Involved, Harassment X 2, Mental Health, Officer Assist

Toledo Bend: Suspicious Activity/Vehicle, Officer Assist, Welfare Concern

Jamestown: Animal Nuisance X 3-Stockman responded to lose estray on the highway.

Pine Grove: Animal Nuisance, Terroristic Threat, Officer Assist

Trout Creek: Theft, Welfare Concern, Disturbance, Officer Assist

Call: Burglary, Civil Matter, Theft

Sandjack: Extra Patrol

Liberty: Trespassing

Devil’s Pocket: Suspicious Activity X 2

Old Salem: Theft/Extra Patrol, Civil Matter

Old Champion: Suspicious Activity/Vehicle X 2, Officer


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